3-25-2011 March 25 D1 College



TOP 25
USA Softball poll March 22 2011 

  1. Alabama def Arkansas 10-1 (5)
  2. Florida lost to Georgia 10-7
  3. Michigan
  4. Georgia def Florida 10-7
  5. Arizona State def UC Santa Barbara 8-0 (5)
  6. Washington
  7. Oklahoma
  8. California
  9. Arizona def  CS Northridge 8-0 (5)
  10.  Texas
  11.  Tennessee def South Carolina 4-2 (8)
  12. Stanford def Sacramento State 9-1 (5), def Coastal Carolina 10-2 (6)
  13. T Missouri
  14. T UCLA
  15. Baylor
  16. Oregon def UNLV 11-3 (5), def Cal Poly 8-1
  17. Oklahoma State
  18. Nebraska  
  19. Texas Tech
  20. ULL
  21. Texas A&M
  22. Auburn def Mississippi 4-1
  23. Kentucky def Mississippi State 12-6
  24. LSU
  25. Hawaii vs Utah State

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Georgia 10, Florida 7.  SEC slugfest.  Bulldogs held 1-0 lead, expanded in 5th to 6-0.  But, Gators scored six in bottom half to tie, and a run in 6th to lead 7-6.  Georgia racked 4 runs top 7th for 10-7 lead.  Gators put one on in 7th when Bruder was hbp with one out; Schutte walked; but Bush hit into double play.  Bulldogs had 12 hits, Gators 10.  Top 1st: Wiggins walked; Goler and Hesson singled, rbi.  Top 5th: despite losing 2 runners at home on fielders’ choices, Georgia scored 5 runs on 4 hits, including Schlopy 2-run double.  Bottom: Bush, Coyle opened with consecutive homers, Arevalo relieved Owen.  Moultrie reached on fielder’s choice, Langley scored.  Owen came back to the circle, and gave up a 3-run homer to Bruder.  Bottom 6th: Florida took 7-6 lead on solo shot by Bush; Montemayor relieved Owen. Top 7th: Schlopy hit a one-out solo shot. With two out, Hesson jacked 3-run homer.  As noted above, game ended on double play. Georgia 25-4/6-3.  Florida 30-2/7-1.
Stanford 9, Sacramento State 1 (5).  Bottom 1st: Ashley Hansen, who leads Div 1 in batting, doubled; scored onsingle by Rich whp scored on Burns’ single.  Cardinal added 5 runs in 3rd, three on double by Rich.  Smith homered to lead Sac State 5th; Stanford responded in bottom with 2 runs to achieve run-rule; rbi single by Hassman, sac fly by Rich (5 rbi).  Stanford 21-3; Sac State 7-13.
Tennessee 4, South Carolina 2 (8).  After Renfroe struck out 2 of 3 top 8th, Andrews 1-out single; advanced on wild pitch; pinch hitter O’Connor belted 2-run homer.  Renfroe limited the Gamecocks to 3 hits; the Vols had 7.  Tennessee scored bottom 2nd on back-to-back homers by Spigner and Shipman off USC starter Aubre Broyles.  Top 4th, Hathom singled, Mendes slugged 2-run homer.  UT 25-5/3-3.  USC 17-13/3-8.
Fresno State 2, Louisiana Tech 0.  Moses doubled and scored in 4th; Fresno added the insurance run in the 5th; Hall scored when Moore was hbp, bases loaded.  Note that with conference shifts, this game marks Fresno State’s final visit to Rushton LA.
Alabama 10, Arkansas 1 (5).  A 3-1 Bama lead turned into a 10-1 lead after the Tide scored 7 bottom 4th.  Locke homered leading off Bama 2nd.  Braud doubled to lead Bama 3rd; Fenton homered. Cohen relievced McLemore.  Martindale scored for Lady Backs top 4th on Gee sac fly.  Bottom: Tide loaded bases; Fenton jacked a two-out grand slam. After Larsen singled, McGuirt relieved Cohen. Traina rbi double.  Conley doubled in 2 runs. #1 ranked  Bama 31-2/7-1. Arkansas 10-22/1-10.
Oregon 11, UNLV 3 (5).  First game of double-header.  Ducks went yard, top 1st.  After Fulava’s rbi single, Cuico belted grand slam.  Holland led bottom 1st with homer for UNLV.   Burger scored top 4th on Fulava’s second rbi single; UNLV answered in bottom when Van Acker scored on Monreal rbi.  Pappas led giant stride toward run-rule in 5th with grand slam.  Valentino stroked solo shot for UNLV.  Oregon 25-4.  UNLV 15-11.
 Stanford 10,  Coastal Carolina 2 (6).  Cardinal racked 14 hits including 2 dingers.  Started with consecutive singles in 1st by Hassman, Hansen and Rich.  Miller rbi groundout; Prong rbi single; Van Zandt rbi groundout.  Snelling and Pisone singled and scored for Coastal in 4th.  In bottom, Pura singled; Hanewich homer.  Hassman, Hansen singled, both advanced on wild pitch; Hassman scored.  Burns doubled, Pura homered in 5th.  Van Zandt singled,  Koutz and Hansen scored final runs.  Stanford 22-3.  Coastal 14-14.
Kentucky 12, Mississippi State 6.  UK set school record with 4 homers.  Bulldogs took 2-0 lead top 1st on Smith rbi double, Lanahan rbi.  UK tied bottom 2nd.  Cervantes led with solo HR; DeMartine singled advanced on illegal pitch; scored on O’Brien sac fly.  MSU reclaimed lead top 3rd on Lenahan 2-run homer.  But Kentucky came back with 4 runs in bottom.  Yocke homered to lead off; Flesher relieved Kylie Vry.  With two out, Cumbess jacked 3-run homer.  Smith and Offut scored on Raines rbi double in the Bulldog 5th.  Bottom 5th: Cervantes walked; Riley homered.  Becker relieved Flesher.  Rowlands rbi; Yocke 2-run single; Yocke scored the sixth run of the at-bat.  Kentucky 19-7/5-3.  MSU 15-15/5-3. 
Arizona 8, CS Northridge 0 (5). 
Fowler threw a no-hitter for the four innings she pitched; striking out 5 of the 14 batters she faced, while giving up 2 walks. Shelby Babcock pitched the 5th, no hits. The Wildcats banged 11 hits, starting with 3 hits bottom 1st, including Del Ponte rbi double.  Koch rbi single.  In 2nd, Kirker singled; with 2 out, Schutzler singled, Del Ponte doubled, rbi; Chambers racked a 3-run homer.  Arriola homered to open the Wildcat 3rd.  With bases loaded in 4th, Buchanan lined into double play but Kirker singled inthe eighth run.
Arizona State 8, UC-Santa Barbara 0 (5).  Sun Devils put this game away with 6 runs bottom 2nd.  After Escobedo struck out the side in the top, Lockwood and Urfer walked; Goodman sacrificed; Haro rbi single; Boyd rbi single; Rogers rbi single; Parlich rbi single; Lockwood rbi single.  Lockwood sealed the run-rule with a 2-run homer in the 4th.
Notre Dame 4, Northern Illinois 1.  Northern Illinois posted its lone run on three hits in the first inning of Friday’s non-conference softball matchup with Notre Dame.  However, Notre Dame scored four straight – including a pair in the fifth inning – en route to a 4-1 win. Jody Valdivia was tagged for four hits in her starting role, three of which came in the opening frame. The Huskies (10-12) left two on base and tacked on another hit in the second. Brittany O’Donnell (3-0) stepped in to start the third inning, fanning four of the eight batters she faced in 2.0 innings. O’Donnell worked well enough to earn the win and was aided by a pair of runs from the Irish offense.


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Great West Conference Early Tournament–Dallas, Texas

Houston Baptist 2  Utah Valley 1
WP-Jammie Weidert  (6-4)  2-Hitter  12 K’s LP-Kyli Flanary  (0-5)

Utah Valley 4  Houston Baptist 2
WP-Josi Summers  (4-8)  LP-Kendall Stiefel  (4-6)

North Dakota 4  South Dakota 3
WP-Caralyn Chewning  (2-5) LP-Mel Johnson  (3-5) S-Emma Gonseth  (1)

North Dakota 3  South Dakota 2
WP-Michelle Frank  (5-3)  12 K’s  LP-Erica Denney  (3-3)

Miami Invitational–Oxford, Ohio     Tournament Central

Toledo 13  Marshall 0   (5 inn)
WP-Jen Solanics  (1-7)  2-Hitter  LP-Erika Bennett  (1-3)

Miami  8  Toledo 0   (6 inn)
WP-Paige Myers  (2-3)  2-Hitter  LP-Whitney Young  (3-6)

Marshall  7  Miami 5
WP-Natalee Pulver  (5-7)  LP-Jessica Simpson  (12-5)

Mustang Classic–San Luis Obispo, Calif.     Tournament Central

UNLV 6  Fairfield 2
WP-Amanda Olivetto  (12-4)  8 K’s  LP-Rebbeca Trott  (2-2)

 Oregon 11, UNLV 3   (5 inn)
WP-Jessica Moore  (13-2)  LP-Traci Odegard  (1-1)

Oregon 8,  Cal Poly 1
WP Brittany Rumfelt.  LP Rebecca Patton 

Fairfield 3, Cal Poly 1

Aggie Stampede–Davis, Calif.     Tournament Central

Rained OutWill Resume Saturday

Oregon State vs Saint Mary’s 9:00 AM

Oregon State vs Santa Clara 11:15 AM

Saint Mary’s vs UC-Davis 1:30 PM

UC-Davis vs Santa Clara 3:45 PM

Stanford Invitational–Stanford, Calif.     Tournament Central

San Diego State 7  Sacramento State 2
WP-Kamerin May  (1-0)  LP-Taylor Stoud  (4-5) 

Stanford 9  Sacramento State 1   (5 inn)
WP-Teagan Gerhart  (13-3)  LP-Megan Schaefer  (3-4)

Stanford 10,  Coastal Carolina 2
WP Ashley Chinn.  LP Michelle Evans

San Diego State vs Pacific 4:45 PM

Pacific vs Coastal Carolina 7:00 PM

Atlantic 10 

Villanova, Pa.–Rained Out; DH Saturday 

Rhode Island vs Saint Joseph’s 3:00 PM

Atlantic Sun

Johnson City, Tenn.
Lipscomb 9,  East Tennessee State 0   (5 inn)
WP-Whitney Kiihnl  (10-6)  1-Hitter  11 K’s  LP-Jessica Duncan  (5-7)

Lipscomb 9,  East Tennessee State 2

Kennesaw State 5, North Florida 3

Kennesaw State 7, North Florida 5

Spartanburg, S.C.
South Carolina-Upstate 2, Belmont 1
WP-Morgan Childers (21-2)  1-Hitter,11 K’s  LP-Devon Schmidt  (6-8)

South Carolina-Upstate 4, Belmont 1
WP Hannah Alexander.  LP Courtney Elrod.  S Morgan Childers

Jacksonville swept Mercer 7-0, 1-0 (9)


Georgia 10, Florida 7
WP Morgan Montemayor in relief.  LP Ensley Gammel

Kentucky 12, Mississippi State 6
WP Rachel Riley.  LP Misty Flesher.

Tennessee 4, South Carolina 2 (8)
WP Ellen Renfroe.  LP Ashley Chastain in relief

Auburn 4, Mississippi 1
WP Jenee Loree.  LP Brittany Barnhill

Alabama 10, Arkansas 1 (5)
WP Jackiew Traina 2-hitter.  LP Hope McLemore


Texas Southern 8,  Arkansas-Pine Bluff 4
Texas Southern 7, Arkansas Pine Bluff 1

Prairie View A&M vs Grambling State 3:00 PM Grambling, La.

Alcorn State vs Alabama State 6:00 PM Montgomery, Ala.

Alabama A&M 6,  Mississippi Valley State 4


Fort Wayne, Ind.
North Dakota State 5,  IPFW 4
WP-Whitney Johnson  (6-8)  LP-Courtney Cronin  (7-6)

North Dakota State 4, IPFW 3

Macomb, Ill.
Western Illinois 10,  IUPUI 9   (8 inn)
WP-Hailey Brickford  (3-2)  LP-Samantha Bumbaugh  (3-4)

Shreveport, La.
Southern Utah swept  Centenary 6-0, 6-1


Boise State 13, Nevada 0 (5)

Fresno State 2,  Louisiana Tech 0
WP Mackenzie Oakes.  LP Meghan Krieg.

New Mexico State 7, San Jose State 6 (8)

Utah State vs Hawai’i 6:00 PM Honolulu, Hawaii


Farmville, Va.
Cornell  4, Longwood 2   (8 inn)\
WP-Elizabeth Dalrymple  (4-3)  2-Hitter  LP-Briana Wells  (12-7)
Longwood 9, Cornell  1   (6 inn)
WP-Briana Wells  (13-7)  LP-Alyson Onyon  (0-2)

North Charleston, S.C.
Elon  6, Charleston Southern 4   (10 inn)
WP-Erin O’Shea  (6-4)  LP-Morgan Dowdy  (5-12)

Savannah, Ga.
Savannah State 5  Maryland-Eastern Shore 4

Savannah State 8  Maryland-Eastern Shore 4

Philadelphia, Pa.
Penn  4,  Lehigh 2
WP-Mikenzie Voves  (4-2)  LP-Rebecca Bliss  (4-2)

Lehigh 12, Penn 4   (5 inn)
WP-Ashley Quigley  (3-6)  LP-Taylor Tierman  (1-3)

Valparaiso, Ind.
Valparaiso 6, Michigan State 4
WP-Sam McGee  (8-3)  LP-Cassee Layne  (7-7)

South Bend, Ind.
Notre Dame 4, Northern Illinois 1
WP-Brittany O’Donnell  (3-0)  LP-Niole Germillion  (1-2 ) S-Laura Winter  (2)

Long Beach, Calif.
Long Beach State 4, Canisius 0
WP-Erin Jones-Wesley  (11-3)  LP-Caroline Main  (4-4)

Long Beach State 4, Canisius 0
WP Taylor Petty 1-hitter.  LP Amanda Baun

Tucson, Ariz.
Arizona 8, CS Northridge 0 (5)
WP Kenzie Fowler No Hitter in 4;  LP Hannah Fraijo

Tempe, Ariz.
Arizona State 8, UC-Santa Barbara 0
WP Dallas Escobedo 4H, 9K.  LP Andriana Collins

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